Calendar

The St. Albert Piano Teachers Association meets monthly from September to June for meetings, workshops, masterclasses, social gatherings and much more!

Sep
29
Fri
2017
APTA Conference @ Black Knight Inn Red Deer
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am – Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm

Friday Sessions:

  • Dr. Scott Price – Piano Study and the Student with Special Needs
  • Janna Olson – Teach to Inspire
  • Jennifer Latta – Piano Yoga
  • Dr. Tom Green – Stop, Listen, Stop and Think!
  • Banquet, Scholarships, and Concert with Dr. Scott Price

Saturday Sessions:

  • Dr. Scott Price: Autism and Piano Teaching
  • Creative Music Writing Concert
  • Dr. Scott Price: Teaching Demonstration
  • Dr. Scott Price: Singing Chopin
Oct
2
Mon
2017
Coffee Meeting – HOST NEEDED @ HOST NEEDED
Oct 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Coffee and fellowship.

Nov
12
Sun
2017
SAPTA Awards and Gala Concert
Nov 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us for an evening of acknowledging our SAPTA members students and their hard work in the previous year.

Awards will be handed out for practical exams, theory and advanced harmony and history, community awards (NEW!!), and other instruments. For more information, visit our SAPTA awards page on the website.

Nov
24
Fri
2017
Contemporary Showcase @ Alberta College
Nov 24 – Nov 26 all-day

Alberta College – 10050 Macdonald Dr.
McDougall United Church – 10086 MacDonald Dr.

Featured Composer:
Jean Coulthard


Gala concert:
 
Friday, December 1, 2017, 7pm
Alberta College – Muttart Hall 

Registration Deadline: Monday, October 23, 2017

Contemporary Showcase Festival

Clinicians: 
Senior Piano – David Tutt
Intermediate Piano – Miriam Mahood
Junior Piano – Heather Hindman
Beginner Piano – Maryan Threndyle
Vocal – Dawn Bailey
Creative Music – Heather Hindman
Brass: TBA
Strings: TBA
Woodwinds:TBA

Brass, Strings & Woodwinds:
may be in combination with Alberta College’s Fall Festival

Links for information about Jean Coulthard:
Canadian Music Centre
Canadian Encyclopedia

Any Canadian music may be entered though we encourage exploration of music including contemporary idioms. 
Repertoire suggestions are available on the ACNMP syllabus.

Dec
3
Sun
2017
Christmas Sing-a-long
Dec 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Students are given the opportunity to perform in an accompaniment setting with the audience participation as they sing-a-long to everyone’s favourite Christmas tunes.

Teachers, this is not just for our students, you are also encouraged to join in this event and share a piece for us to sing-a-long to!

Lyrics will be projected on a screen for all to join in singing.

Dec
4
Mon
2017
Christmas Luncheon
Dec 4 @ 11:30 pm – Dec 5 @ 1:00 am

Location TBD.

Light lunch with our members as we all gear down for a bit of a break over the holiday season.

Dec
25
Mon
2017
St Albert Schools – Christmas break
Dec 25 2017 – Jan 5 2018 all-day
Jan
8
Mon
2018
Coffee Meeting @ Carolyn Garritano's Home
Jan 8 @ 7:19 pm – 8:19 pm

Join us for at Carolyn’s home for a meeting and fellowship.

We do have a new SARMF Coordinator and if available, she may be able to join us and answer any upcoming Festival questions we may have. Confirmation of guest prior to meeting.

Feb
5
Mon
2018
Tea and Book Exchange @ Carol George's Home
Feb 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Join us for one of our most popular attended meetings as we have tea at Carol George’s home in Grandin St. Albert.

If you are cleaning out your studio and have some materials you are no longer interested in using or holding onto, this is the perfect meeting to bring your used supplements to to share with other teachers. Swap or sell your books, whatever you are comfortable with in regards to letting go of your materials.

Mar
5
Mon
2018
Workshop
Mar 5 @ 10:00 pm – 12:00 pm

This is a free event for SAPTA Members.

$25 for non-members.

Clinician has yet to be booked, but we will be doing so in fall 2017. if you have any other input for who you would like to see, please do not hesitate to email Karla or Steffanie with your input.

skarlotte@yahoo.ca

sdvaugeois@gmail.com

Mar
25
Sun
2018
SAPTA Toonie Recital
Mar 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

This is our only scheduled Toonie Recital for the 2017/18 year so please MARK YOUR CALENDARS and sign up your students.

Students are encouraged to play their pieces in preparation for the upcoming festival. Of course all pieces are welcomed to be performed.

$2.00 per student participating.

Mar
26
Mon
2018
St. Albert Schools – Spring Break
Mar 26 – Apr 3 all-day

Good Friday, March 30

Easter Sunday, April 1

Easter Monday, April 2

Apr
4
Wed
2018
St. Albert Rotary Music Festival
Apr 4 – Apr 16 all-day

SAVE THE DATES:

St. Albert Rotary Music Festival
April 4 — 14, 2018
with April 16 for Dance 
St. Albert, AB

Apr
25
Wed
2018
SARMF Encore! @ Arden Theatre
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

St. Albert Rotary Music Festival Awards Ceremony and Concert

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